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Foster, John J
Fishing & Hunting Gear
Glass Negative, B/w, ...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Richmond & co
"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
A Fleet for Sydney Smith: Former Kansas Citian into the Halibut Fishing Industry
File containing a biographical article about J. Sydney Smith, "formerly of Kansas City [member of the Board of Trade], but now of Vancouver, British Columbia" as owner of "the schooner Casca, which was...
A Higher Standard of Maintenance
Photos and article about the "distinctive Great Ape House" at the Kansas City Zoo in Swope Park. Description of the new acquisition and "higher maintenance" standards of park land in Kansas City's park...
A. Judah as a Sportsman: The Theatrical Manager Had Fished around the World
Obituary article about Abraham Judah, a prominent theater manager coming to Kansas City in 1883 and fishing during his final 15 summers in Maine.
A New Sportsman's Friend
June 14, 2007
In Steve Penn's "Commentary" column he features Wayne Hubbard of Kansas City, Kansas. Hubbard is host to a TV show called "Urban American Outdoors" shown in this area on the Metro Sports Channel. It has...
A School for Bait Casters
Article with illustrations of the new pool at 41st and Gillham Roads and its projected use for fishing by the new Kansas City Bait & Casting Club.
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 18 with Fish
Scrapbook page containing 12 advertising cards arranged in four rows of three. Each card is 7 x 8 cm. and shows a fish bordered by an ocean or fishing scene. Cards identify fishes shown: Sawfish, Sturgeon,...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 19 with Fish
Scrapbook page containing 12 advertising cards arranged in four rows of three. Each card is 7 x 8 cm. and shows a fish bordered by an ocean or fishing scene. Cards identify fish shown: Striped Bass, Spanish...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 31 with Traditional Costumes
Scrapbook page containing 24 advertising cards arranged in four rows of six. Each card is 4 x 7 cm. Eleven of them show portraits of men in the traditional dress of a country. Cards identify the country...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 32 with African American Stereotypes
Scrapbook page containing eight advertising cards showing African Americans in various situations. Two of the cards are missing. The cards show:
1. Two geese with bodies made of bags of tobacco and...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 36 with Scenes of Country Life and Other Cards
Scrapbook page containing six advertising cards showing the following:
1. A man with a mandolin sitting looking into a woman's eyes. Lower right corner of card says: "Depose."
2. People fishing...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 40 with Boys Playing
Scrapbook page containing 24 advertising cards arranged in four rows of six. Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows a boy playing a game or prank, getting in trouble, or doing some work. Images include a handstand,...
Agency Nominee Backs Kansas Outdoors Tourism
January 14, 2011
Nominated by Gov. Sam Brownback as secretary of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, Robin Jennison talks about his vision for promoting the "outdoors experience" in Kansas.
Biography of Thomas Wight (1874-1949) and William D. Wight (1882-1947), Architects
Blue Jewels of the Ozarks
Article about the natural water springs of Missouri, highlighting the largest and most interesting of the state's total of "3,515 springs, according to Jim Vandike, chief hydrologist for the Division of...
Blue River, Boat Landing
Postcard of Boat Landing at Blue River
Catch Big Fish in Shadow of Kansas City Skyscraper
Article about the "Harlem community, on the north bank of the Missouri river between the A.-S.-B. bridge and the [Municipal] airport," mostly describing the community's fishing economy, with illustrations....
February 15, 2006
Obituary for Chuck Davis, longtime local radio and television broadcaster, who died on February 11, 2006. He was born August 8, 1921, grew up in Kansas City graduating from Central High School. He joined...
City Fishing for a Half-Century
July 18, 2007
Article profiling Inter-City Bait & Tackle, located one-half mile east of I-435 on 24 Hwy. The shop has been serving area fisherman from the Northeast community and eastern Jackson County for over 50 years....
Clay County, Missouri
Land ownership map of Clay County, Missouri, showing U.S. highways, state and county roads, paved, graveled and graded roads, railroads, abandoned railroads, political township boundaries, twp. & range...
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